How Many Syns In Go Go Cheese Spread? & Low Syn Alternatives

Updated on 
17 January, 2022

Does Go-Go Cheese Spread Have A Lot Of Syns?

Figuring out the syns of your food on the slimming world plan is important for you to lose weight, even sandwich fillers such as cheese spread need to be accounted for.

Gogo's cheese spread, in particular, has 2 syns per serving, making it a great low syn spread to spice up sandwiches or even on rice crackers for a quick snack.

We've put together a small guide below which will take you through the other syn values of Gogo's cheese spread, some low syn sandwich fillers as well as low syn cheese spread alternatives if you can't find Gogo's near you.

Can I Eat Gogo's Cheese Spread On Slimming World?

For just two syns a serving, there is no reason as to why you can't enjoy Gogo's cheese spread daily on the slimming world plan. You would have to have up to 7 servings of this spread to exceed your daily syn allowance.

You could enjoy the cheese spread in sandwiches, pasta sauces, rice cakes or crackers as a low syn snack.

Low Syn Sandwich Filler Ideas

If cheese spread is one of your go-to sandwich fillers then why not try some other low syn filling ideas for a bit of variation?

We've listed our SW favourites below.

  • Chicken, tomato and some quark.
  • Tuna and low-fat mayo or quark.
  • Fat-free cottage cheese.
  • Banana.
  • Sliced egg.
  • Marmite.
  • Reduced-fat peanut butter for four syns.
  • Dairylea cheese triangles (healthy extra A).

Can I Eat Cheese As My Healthy Extra A?

You can indeed eat cheese as your healthy extra A but only a measured amount, this could count as 30g of plain cheese or 40g of reduced-fat cheddar. Your healthy extra A counts as your protein intake for the day just as your Healthy extra B counts towards your fibre allowance.

Only certain spreadable cheeses are allowed which we will list below in our low syn alternatives, if you go over the measured allowance for these then you will have to track them as standard syns with a syn calculator.

Low Syn Cheese Spread Alternatives To Go Go's Cheese Spread

If you can't find Gogo's cheese spread near you, we've put together a list of some other cheese spread alternatives that are also low in syns.

Healthy Extra A Options

  • Myprotein Protein Cheese - 70g.
  • Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles - Two the original flavour.
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles - Five triangles light version.
  • Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles Emmental - Light version five triangles.
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles - Six triangles extra light version.
  • Laughing Cow Light Creamy Cheese Spread - 70g.
  • Dairylea Cheese Spread - Plain flavour 50g.
  • Dairylea Cheese Triangles - Light version four triangles.
  • Dairylea Cheese Triangles - Three for the plain version.
  • Kerry Cheestrings Spaghetti - Two allowed.
  • Kerry Cheestrings Original - Two allowed.
  • Kerry Cheestrings Strong (2 x 20g)

Other Low Syn Cheese Spread Values

  • Primula Cheese & Ham Tube 140G - 2.5 syns per squeeze.
  • Philadelphia Original 180G - 3.5 syns per serving.
  • Philadelphia Lightest 180G - 1.5 syns per serving.
  • Philadelphia Soft Cheese With Garlic & Herb 170G - 2 syns a serving.
  • Primula Original Cheese Tube 140G - 2.5 syns.
  • Eat lean Protein Spreadable Cheese 150G - 2 syns a serving.

Final Words

To conclude, Gogo's spreadable mature cheese has two syns per serving making it a great low syn snack to have on crackers or in your roll at lunch. We also suggest using cheese as your healthy extra A to save even more syns and pairing them with some of our low syn sandwich filler ideas above such as chicken or turkey.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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